Fr. Michael D. Strachota, our current Pastor has been a priest of the Milwaukee Archdiocese for over 39 years. He came to St. Joan of Arc in June of 2004 previously serving as Pastor at Corpus Christi, Our Lady of Lourdes and as associate Pastor at St. Kilian parishes in the Milwaukee area. Fr. Mike’s passion is best seen in his energy for the celebration of the Mass and other sacramental rituals.
In addition to being Pastor at St. Joan of Arc, the Archdiocese of Milwaukee named Fr. Mike as Pastor of St. Catherine of Alexandria on June 19, 2012 with the formal Installation taking place at St. Catherine of Alexandria on January 12, 2013 with Most Reverend Bishop Donald J. Hying presiding. He recently was granted a two year extension of his current term as pastor.